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ROOST
Part of Bono Family

ROOST and Astro

ROOST and Astro
Credit: NASA

American SSTO orbital launch vehicle. Bono's first design for a reusable single stage to orbit LH2/LOx booster, using conventional engines.

AKA: Reusable One stage Orbital Space Truck. Status: Study 1963. Payload: 454,500 kg (1,002,000 lb). Thrust: 139,218.40 kN (31,297,541 lbf). Gross mass: 11,443,400 kg (25,228,300 lb). Height: 128.00 m (419.00 ft). Diameter: 21.30 m (69.80 ft). Apogee: 325 km (201 mi).

LEO Payload: 454,500 kg (1,002,000 lb) to a 325 km orbit.

Stage Data - ROOST

  • Stage 1. 1 x ROOST. Gross Mass: 10,898,000 kg (24,025,000 lb). Empty Mass: 608,000 kg (1,340,000 lb). Thrust (vac): 165,447.000 kN (37,193,965 lbf). Isp: 410 sec. Burn time: 246 sec. Isp(sl): 345 sec. Diameter: 21.30 m (69.80 ft). Span: 21.30 m (69.80 ft). Length: 106.70 m (350.00 ft). Propellants: Lox/LH2. No Engines: 4. Engine: 5 mlbf. Status: Study 1963.



Family: orbital launch vehicle, SSTO. Country: USA. Engines: 5 mlbf. Stages: ROOST stage. Agency: Douglas.
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ROOST - Reusable One-stage Orbital Space Truck
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